|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Students with disability||11%|
|Student to faculty ratio||14:1|
|Dormitory capacity||1,194 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Rhode Island College is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 5,148 applications and 3,845 students were granted admission. Rhode Island College is at the #73 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 6% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 91% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||790 to 1020|
|ACT||16 to 20|
Rhode Island College charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $18,779 and in-state students paid $7,118.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 86% of Rhode Island College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 50% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,465 (which is 0.7% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Rhode Island College in 2016-2017, was 724, which is 67% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $4,939 (which is 6.8% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Rhode Island College has enrolled a total of 8,446 students (5,776 students full-time and 2,670 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 8,446 students, 638 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 30% men and 70% women and 7,398 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 1,048 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 10 students for distance studies.
Black/African American: 8%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 7%
Two or more races: 2%
Non-resident alien: 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Rhode Island College.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Public Administration And Social Service Professions||20%||108|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||11%||61|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||11%||59|
|Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences||5%||28|
|English Language And Literature/letters||1%||8|
|Visual And Performing Arts||1%||6|
|Mathematics And Statistics||1%||6|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Rhode Island College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Rhode Island College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $31,700. Last year, out of the total 2,149 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,999 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 2,195 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,997 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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